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The continuing crisis inside the Swedish Academy

The crisis at the Swedish Academy began in November 2017, when Jean-Claude Arnault, the husband of the Academy member Katarina Frostenson, was accused in an article in the Dagens Nyheter newspaper of sexually harassing or assaulting eighteen women. By – Richard Orange “He held me and shoved his dick so far down my throat it felt like I was choking”, stated the plaintiff ...

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#MeToo activist Asia Argento settles own sexual assault complaint

Italian director and actor Asia Argento — a leading figure in the #MeToo movement — has allegedly paid off a former child actor who accused her of sexual assault shortly after his 17th birthday, according to legal documents acquired by the New York Times. By – Kim Severson Jimmy Bennett — who once played Argento’s son in a movie — said the ...

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SWEDEN: How did women’s position in the labor market come into a debate about RAPE?

The issue of rape and the increasing amount of rape assault crimes in Sweden was the beginning of a major break between Jimmie Åkesson (SD) and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (S) during the year’s first television debate between the party leaders. By – Brünnhilde After requesting that the Prime Minister “attempt to stick to the subject”, the SD leader was ignored ...

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Sweden’s reputation is being tarnished

The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been hit by a major crisis: in the aftermath of a corruption and harassment scandal involving the husband of Academy member Katarina Frostenson, three of the other members who are elected for life have walked out.  By – eurotopics.net “The scandal that has hit the Swedish Academy is growing worse ...

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Three members resigned the Swedish Academy Nobel Prize-awarding after sexual abuse scandal

Three members of the Swedish Academy, the body that selects the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, have withdrawn from its board in protest over the handling of allegations of sexual misconduct by a man married to another member. By –  reuters.com  Academy members and authors Peter Englund, Klas Ostergren and Kjell Espmark all said separately they would no longer ...

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High-profile death prompts backlash against #MeToo in Sweden

Sweden’s #metoo movement has come under attack after the suicide of its most prominent target. For 16 years Benny Fredriksson was artistic director of Stockholm’s Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, the city’s leading arts and culture centre. By – Derek Scally Last December, Fredriksson, husband of Swedish opera star Anne Sofie von Otter, resigned after media reports that he sexually abused employees and had ...

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Sweden: Feminist Mother Refuses to Report Muslim Refugee After He sexually abused her 12-year-old daughter

A feminist mother in Sweden refused to report an Muslim refugee who was living in her house to authorities after he sexually abused her 12-year-old daughter. By – Paul Joseph Watson The 45-year-old woman was working at a refugee center in Sölvesborg when she began having a sexual relationship with the refugee, who claimed to be 18-years-old. When the migrant became ...

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Sweden Rules Out Mapping Rapists’ Ethnicity

Amid a hot national debate, Swedish Justice Minister Morgan Johansson has firmly ruled out the much-debated idea of publishing statistics on the nationality of sex offenders. He argued against “blaming it on immigrants,” when perpetrators “in fact” were men. Via: Brünnhilde     |     November 15, 2017 Following the publication of a private report suggesting immigrants’ overrepresentation in rape cases Sweden’s Conservative Party presented ...

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Örebro police: five points for women who were raped

What should you do if you happen to be rape or other sex crimes? The Great Crime Investigator, Peter Springare, lists five important things to consider in order for the judiciary to prosecute a sex offense. Springers have long experience in finding out complex and difficult crimes, especially where sex offenders are offenders. Via: Katerina Janouch Due to the hash tag #metoo, News ...

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